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Risk Manager

  • Ref: 290069
  • Type: Contract
  • Location: Newark, NJ
  • Industry: Transportation Services
  • Job Level: Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

We are currently seeking a Risk Manager for an opportunity in Newark, NJ.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for the identification, evaluation, mitigation, and monitoring of operational and strategic risk associated with the construction of capital projects. 
  • Ensures risk management policies and strategies are in compliance with applicable regulations, are consistent with Federal Transit Administration procedures and best practices (including FTA Oversight Procedure 40c).
  • Organizes and chairs (or provides key facilitation leadership) on a periodic basis risk workshops to include a cross-spectrum of business units to assist in the identification of risk.
  • Establishes a risk management cadence, including recurring meetings and reporting to effectively monitor changes in risk exposure, identifying new risks and modifying responsive mitigation plans as appropriate.
  • Develops and consistently applies methodology for quantifying risks across multiple projects to appropriately advise management of key risks.
  • Prepares briefings, presentations, and reports for senior leadership and internal and external partners.


  • Bachelors Degree in engineering, business, finance discipline, or equivalent.

Experience & Skills Required

  • Applied experience in risk management.
  • Familiar with Monte Carlo, quantitative risk analysis technique.
  • Someone who has some experience dealing with federal agencies and is familiar with federal rules and regulations

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